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The EDI Committee oversees the department’s equality, diversity and inclusion strategy. This includes all activity relating to NDS’ Athena SWAN submission, and making the department accessible to all, regardless of gender, race, disability, class and other protected characteristics.

Our members

NamePositionSAT Responsibility
Fadi Issa Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery Athena SWAN Academic Lead and Co-Chair.
Emily Hotine Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager Co-Chair
Claire Edwards Associate Professor of Bone Oncology Member
Alastair Lamb Cancer Research UK Clinician Scientist Member
Regent Lee Clinical Lecturer Member
Lisa Bjork HR Manager Member
Jane Niederer Research Nurse Member
Jo Snoeck Head of Administration and Finance  Member
Dimitrios Doultsinos John Black Research Fellow in Bone Oncology Member
 Anna Furmanksi Course Director, MSc Integrated Immunology and Senior Lecturer Member
Sophia Abusamra DPhil student Member
John Gilbert Grants Manager Member
Eleanor Wilson Graduate Studies Administrator Member
Alice Guazzelli Clinical Trial Manager Member
Ian Mills Associate Professor of Prostate Cancer and Deputy Head of Department Member
Martin Gillies Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer Member
Gurdeep Mannu Academic Clinical Lecturer in General Surgery Member
Saydia Wesley Human Factors Research Fellow Member
Shelley Hammond HR Advisor Member

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